Plancheite Tumbled - 7.99
Tumbled Plancheite stones from the Congo
Average Size: 3 x 2 x 1.3 cm
Average Weight: 0.5 oz
Plancheite: (Unknown) Plancheite stones have a good action to assist you to think more clearly. They aid your memory and are useful crystals to boost psychic gifts and improve communication ability. They are a rare stone that may help you when you are going through situations where you are dealing with angry or belligerent people. They are also said to be protective healing crystals for you to use during such occurrences. These crystals are useful for students to use as they help you to retain information when you are studying. They may assist you to maintain clarity regarding the subject you need to concentrate on. They are known to be helpful stone for astrologists to use. They assist you to obtain clear information about what the planets are doing, and how their energy is affecting people and the cosmos. The origin of the meaning of the name of these stones is related to them being named for the French explorer Planche who found the first specimens that were tested.
The mineral make-up of these stones is hydrated copper silicate hydroxide. These stones are copper based minerals that are most commonly a pale blue or blue-green in color. These stones are not common and the raw stones are quite beautiful with an unusual silky look to them. They can form as tabular or platy crystals but they are more commonly found as sprays of fibrous radial clusters.They are found in copper deposits alongside other copper based minerals such as Shattuckite, Malachite, Cuprite, Azurite, Dioptase, Conichalcite, Chrysocolla or Tenorite. These stones have a similar appearance to Shattuckite, and so they are often confused with it for this reason. They are not common stones, although they are found in a number of locations including in Namibia, The Congo Republic, Mexico, England, Japan, Argentina and the United States.